Definitions of interoception

n sensitivity to stimuli originating inside of the body

show 7 types...
hide 7 types...
the ability to sense the position and location and orientation and movement of the body and its parts
somaesthesia, somaesthesis, somataesthesis, somatesthesia, somatic sense, somatic sensory system, somatosensory system, somesthesia, somesthesis
the faculty of bodily perception; sensory systems associated with the body; includes skin senses and proprioception and the internal organs
kinaesthesia, kinaesthesis, kinesthesia, kinesthesis, kinesthetics, muscle sense, sense of movement
the ability to feel movements of the limbs and body
inability to sense movement
equilibrium, labyrinthine sense, sense of balance, sense of equilibrium, vestibular sense
a sensory system located in structures of the inner ear that registers the orientation of the head
skin perceptiveness, tactility, tactual sensation, touch perception
the faculty of perceiving (via the skin) pressure or heat or pain
feeling of movement, kinaesthesia, kinesthesia
the perception of body position and movement and muscular tensions etc
Type of:
sensibility, sensitiveness, sensitivity
(physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli; the faculty of sensation

Sign up, it's free!

Whether you're a student, an educator, or a lifelong learner, can put you on the path to systematic vocabulary improvement.